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'Sounds And Sweet Airs' Remembers The Forgotten Women Of Classical Music

You may be familiar with Felix Mendelssohn and Robert Schumann. But did you know Mendelssohn's sister Fanny and Schumman's wife Clara were accomplished composers, too?
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Now At Your Comic Shop: Ta-Nehisi Coates And Michael Chabon

Acclaimed authors — including Ta-Nehisi Coates and Michael Chabon — have begun penning comic books, to great acclaim. Coates' first issue of Black Panther is the year's top-selling comic so far.
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The Delicate Task Of Restoring One Of The World's Oldest Libraries

After a four-year restoration, Morocco is poised to reopen the Qarawiyyin Library, founded more than a millennium ago by a pioneering woman and home to some of the earliest works of Islam.
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Anthony Mackie On Portraying Martin Luther King Jr. In 'All The Way'

All The Way is a drama from HBO that chronicles President Lyndon B. Johnson's struggle to pass the Civil Rights Act. Michel Martin speaks with Anthony Mackie, who portrays Martin Luther King Jr.
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Coming Up Sunday: The Directors Of 'Weiner'

On Sunday's All Things Considered, we will take a look at Weiner, a new documentary that chronicles the political failure of Anthony Weiner as he ran for New York City mayor.
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Not My Job: 'Top Gear' Driver Ben Collins Gets Quizzed On Richard Gere

Collins has written a book called How to Drive so that you, too, can come to a screeching stop right at the edge of a cliff. (Or so we hope.)
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The U.S. Influence On Cuba's Rapid Cultural Change

As big-name celebrities flock to the territory, Cuban culture is undergoing rapid change. But do Cubans want Chanel stores and Rolling Stones concerts?
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Sebastian Junger's Examines Veteran Life After Leaving 'Tribe'

Sebastian Junger's new book, "Tribe," looks at soldiers returning home from war. He tells NPR's Scott Simon that veterans often don't feel like they belong to the society they fought for.
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'32 Yolks' Chronicles Chef's Culinary Journey

Before Eric Ripert worked in Michelin-starred restaurants, he struggled to make a simple hollandaise sauce. He talks to NPR's Scott Simon about his new memoir, "32 Yolks."
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In Life And In Film, The Past Is Ever Present For Director Terence Davies

Over the course of his 40-year career, Davies has only released six full-length feature films. His latest, Sunset Song, follows a young Scottish woman in the years before World War I.

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